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I will say views wise, I wish I did it in reverse but sunset to go up (or down) is a bit treacherous. Sweet hike, super windy today which made for a lot of noise at the top. Mt. There was snow at the top of the trail which was a great reward for a hard trail! Current Conditions: Dogs must be on a leash at all times, and owners must pick up after their pets. Home. Once I started to drop in elevation the sweatshirt and beanie went back into the backpack. Yesterday we hiked Elden Lookout Trail in Flagstaff, Arizona. Heart Trail is 2 miles of uphill climb and switchbacks and the views are great! Good hike though. Took me over 2 hours to get to the top, but that's because I was going slow and steady. Not sure about the N/NW side of Sunset after the Heart turn. Elden Lookout Road is a 7 mile moderately popular dirt/gravel road trail located near Flagstaff Arizona. Click [ larger image ]. View 1 photos for 10217 E Elden Lookout Trl, Tucson, AZ 85747 a 4 bed, 3 bath, 2,617 Sq. Difficult for the first 2 miles but well worth the views the rest of the way down. Killer views, great running trail. Nice weather! Mount Elden has a starting elevation of 6900’ and climbs 2400' to the fire lookout tower and is a 5.5 mile out and back trail. Elden Lookout, Sunset, and Heart Trails Loop is a 9.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Flagstaff, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The Elden Lookout Trail connects to the Oldham Trail at the top of the mountain making an extended hike possible if you park a car at Buffalo Park or arrange a pickup there. Directions to the Trail: Take Hwy 180 northwest about 2 miles out of Flagstaff in the direction of Grand Canyon National Park. What I wanted: a woodland day hike. Dogs are also able to use this trail. This trail starts innocently enough up a trail called Fat Man's Loop. Sunset, as of this morning, had some snow (above the ankle) and some slippery ice. It was a challenging hike but got it done. Personally, I think that the elevation gain should translate into some extra mileage! Arizona Office of Tourism, 2702 N. 3rd St., Suite 4015 , Phoenix, AZ, 85004, Phone: 888-520-3434, Fax: 602-240-5432, mfioritt@pni.com. Filmed the experience in 4k. Very steep. And brushing shoulders with the aspen stands at the top? I’d def hike again. Once that was complete I hiked Sunset trail which was fairly smooth, it had the aspens changing to gold and was my favorite part. Arizona Office of Tourism, 2702 N. 3rd St., Suite 4015 , Phoenix, AZ, 85004, Phone: 888-520-3434, Fax: 602-240-5432, mfioritt@pni.com. Sign Up. Mount Elden is in east Flagstaff and was named after John Elden, an early settler who arrived in 1877. In 2012 the Flagstaff Ultra-running Club put on a free race event on the route. Sign Up or Log In. Accidentally did this entire 9m~ trail the opposite way and was kind of confusing when you reach the burned area. The south-facing slope that this trail ascends gets a lot of sun, which keeps it passable most of the year, but very hot in summer. Can view it here for reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQZrlnJwndk. Elden in Flagstaff, Arizona. There are several trails in the area, but they are flat and skirt the base of the mountains. This mountain bike primary trail can be used uphill primary and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 2,202 ft blue climb. The Sandy Seep section was very easy but the difficulty begins after you reach the Heart trail. The first part going up is a workout! Filmed the experience in 4k. Aber auch so kommt man zu tolen Aussichten. Trail was in great shape for this time of year. Like others, I ended up on an unmarked (also not on alltrails map) bike trail at some point. Nice views at the top on a clear day, and super windy up top. Well-marked trail with a few slippery dirt/gravel spots near the top where it's steep. However, the leg-burning climb rewards all along with ever-expanding views as you go up. 7 reviews | | DIFFICULT #12 hike out of 306 in Coconino National Forest | DIFFICULT. The top offers nice views but you are basically in a parking lot with buildings and towers and maybe service trucks around, so it's not exactly naturey up there. The highest point is at about 9,200 feet and includes a magnificent view of northern Arizona. share Share . Add a Symbol . Also an active mountain bike trail so pay attention to bikes behind. Home FAQ Contribute. There’s no sign for the turn, but it’s your first left turn after the McDonalds and Safeway. Fun trail! Washed out in some parts, not well marked or maintained. I guess 33 shows that wear a bit more. 4, Flagstaff: See 2 reviews, articles, and photos of Elden Lookout Trail No. Stunning landscapes challenging terrain for a beginner. A lot of loose rock and if you want to follow the guide via this app, you will hit an odd fork where a bike path and a rocky trail are present. You cross Elden Lookout Road several times as the trail winds higher through forest and meadows to Oldham Park and on to Sunset Trail near the summit. It is not for the unprepared or unseasoned. Elden Lookout, Sunset, and Heart Trails Loop, Brookbank to Upper Oldham to Sunset Trail Loop, Lower Brookbank, Upper Brookbank, Upper Red Onion, Dry Lakes Hills via Lower Brookbank Trail and Pickle Trail Loop, Mount Elden Loop via Sunset Trail and Heart Trail, Sandy Steps, Heart and Upper Oldham Trail. The total mileage according to my Fitbit was 9.5 miles and it took me roughly 4 hours to hike. Directions to elden-lookout-trail trailhead (35.241410, -111.597220) update trails status or condition Elden Lookout Trail Trail Reports. The mountain is an ancient lava dome formed long long ago from magma rising to the surface. Directions from Flagstaff: The best access to the Heart Trail, would be to begin at the Elden Lookout Trailhead. Go just another mile and make a left into the parking lot for the Fatman’s Loop and Mt. Share a Gem . Nice hike, after summinting I recommend continuing along sunset trail, not much more work and better views than summit. Good for exercise, but scenery and views are pretty lacking. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Hik early or late in the day to avoid summer heat, and to get the adde… the 2nd mile and a half is moderate and rocky. To do this we would follow the social trail mentioned in the previous paragraph from Elden Lookout Road to Sunset trail, follow Sunset Trail to the tower and then return by way of Elden Lookout Road to the Upper Oldham Trailhead. We hiked the trail starting in Elden, to Sunset, then Heart. It was super windy on the ridge line but the views behind me were fantastic. Glad I didn’t bring my dog because I am exhausted as it is. Heart has some slippery mud. Aside from that I am just getting back into hiking and I appreciated the juxtaposition this trail presents. Can view it here for reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQZrlnJwndk. Then it gets rocky! Fatman's Loop Trail, Flagstaff Picture: Elden Lookout trail - Check out Tripadvisor members' 10,841 candid photos and videos. I hiked the Heart Trail on 10/2. Leider kann man zur Zeit nicht auf den Gipfel wegen Baumfällarbeiten. I love that curly haired banana yucca dot the trail while sprawling old as shit alligator juniper trees look on. Continue straight ahead toward the lookout tower, about 0.3 mile away. The Heart trail has been expanded. Elden Lookout Trail No. Upon reaching the base of the mountain, the trail begins to climb in earnest with several switchbacks. Taking other … This trail is best done in the shoulder seasons, or early or late in the day. 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